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Glyde | Prismetric

Glyde

Glyde is a special app crafted to fulfill the needs of the travelers, adventure lovers and culture explorers. This is basically a community app where the travelers and the local dwellers of any location share their experiences and the specialties of the place. Travelers who are interested in sharing their photographs, videos, and stories about their recent visits, can do so through Glyde. The community can post details of the food items, routes and experiences with others. The app also offers the users to earn from home by collecting and crafting your memories, tour plans and experiences and sharing the same in the community.

Client Requirements

  • The app should be specifically designed for the users to find the local people where they are planning to travel
  • By making a travel plan through the application, users should be able to make money for digitally sharing their experiences of journeying

Challenges

To get the contacts of the local people and get them at one place, so that the other travelers can contact each other. This will be helpful to get the idea about the popular places and locations to visit in a particular city. The major barrier for the travelers is language. The user/traveler may not know the language the locals speak, so finding the local person who can translate and make communication easier will be helpful.

App Features and Functionalities

JOIN THE COMMUNITY
  • The app allows the users to connect with the local population of all the cities around the world
  • An function to see the exciting destinations through the eyes of those who live there has been added
  • The app allows the users to share cool new finds and favorite places with the rest of the GLYD community
MAKE TRAVEL PLANNING SMOOTHER
  • The users can send Digital Itinerary or Personal Itinerary requests to GLYDrs who know the area you’re heading toward
  • The users are allowed to review and approve the suggested itineraries from other users (One edit per itinerary request)
  • Glyde is developed in a way to minimize the time spent on searching for places to go and points of interest
  • It allows the user to overcome the language barrier by finding a friend who speaks the native language
A FUN, EASY WAY TO EARN CASH
  • The app lets the users to get paid for collecting and sharing Digital Experience through Itineraries.
  • Set your own price for Personal Experience itineraries
  • Choose which itinerary requests you want to accept.
  • Receive secure payments through Venmo, a service of PayPal, Inc., a licensed provider of money transfer services.
  • The user can add the money to the wallet and can use it for future travels

Technical Implementations

  • iOS: XCode and objective C
  • Android: Android Studio with java

Solution

We built an application where the users can get in touch with the local people and also have them at one place for the other travelers. The travelers can contact them to know the famous locations to get the idea about the places they like to visit. The app also provides a solution about the local language by connecting with an interested person of that locality who can translate the traveler’s views when needed